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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28708879/real-and-virtual-worlds-alike-adolescents-psychopathology-is-reflected-in-their-videogame-virtual-behaviors
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Aviv Segev, Hila Gabay-Weschler, Yossi Naar, Hagai Maoz, Yuval Bloch
Current research refers to videogames as a constant variable. However, games today are designed to be highly interactive and versatile: two players may be using the same videogame, but as a result of different using patterns, the game will not necessarily encompass the same content and gameplay. The current study examined the possible relationship between psychopathology and in-game playing patterns. We hypothesized that adolescents would play videogames differently, in a manner that would reflect their particular psychopathologies...
2017: PloS One
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28707387/effects-of-nurses-personality-traits-and-their-environmental-characteristics-on-their-workplace-learning-and-nursing-competence
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Miyuki Takase, Masako Yamamoto, Yoko Sato
AIM: A good fit between an individual's personality traits and job characteristics motivates employees, and thus enhances their work behavior. However, how nurses' personality traits and their environmental characteristics relate to nurses' engagement in workplace learning, which improves their competence, has not been investigated. The aim of this study was to investigate how nurses' personality traits, environmental characteristics, and workplace learning were related to nursing competence...
July 13, 2017: Japan Journal of Nursing Science: JJNS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28695835/the-concept-of-travel-medicine-and-the-actual-situation-of-travel-related-illnesses
#3
Varol Tunalı, Nevin Turgay
Travel medicine defines all diseases and medical situations that are related to travel. Travel medicine comprises infectious diseases, traumas, altitude sickness, sun burns, embolisms, jet lag, and many more travel-related situations. With the increasing possibility and ease of travel, the number of people who have travelled internationally has exceeded 1.13 billion in 2014, and the revenues of international travel have exceeded 1.25 trillion dollars. With every passing day, international travels are shifting toward the developing countries and to more exotic regions of the world, and travelers tend to be more adventurous and daring, thereby increasing risky behaviors during travels...
June 2017: Türkiye Parazitolojii Dergisi
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28691523/reflections-of-a-psychiatric-mercenary-on-being-a-locum
#4
Chris Perkins
OBJECTIVE: In this article I reflect on life as a locum psychiatrist in Australia and New Zealand, considering the context, qualities required in a locum and the benefits and challenges of the role. CONCLUSIONS: Australasian psychiatric locums work mostly in rural areas or small towns where it is difficult to recruit and retain consultants or to cover for leave. The qualities appreciated in locums are their presence, the ability to start work quickly, flexibility, therapeutic caution and advocacy...
July 1, 2017: Australasian Psychiatry: Bulletin of Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28663463/if-i-understood-you-would-i-have-this-look-on-my-face-my-adventures-in-the-art-and-science-of-relating-and-communicating
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No abstract text is available yet for this article.
June 30, 2017: Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28660436/adventure-sports-and-sexual-freedom-hip-replacement-the-tripolar-hip
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James W Pritchett
Certain athletic activities and lifestyles require a completely stable and very mobile hip. Total hip replacement with a natural femoral head size and two mobile-bearing surfaces (i.e., a "tripolar" prosthesis) is the most stable prosthesis. Elegant design and wear-resistant bearing surfaces are the keys to long-term implant survivorship. The hypothesis is that a ceramic-coated tripolar prosthesis using highly cross-linked polyethylene can provide full function and complete stability with low wear. This study sought to determine: (1) patient-reported outcomes, (2) functional outcomes, (3) implant survivorship and complications, and (4) postoperative sexual limitations...
June 28, 2017: European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology: Orthopédie Traumatologie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28656467/first-descents-an-adventure-program-for-young-adults-with-cancer-who-benefits
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Brad Zebrack, Minyoung Kwak, Laura Sundstrom
BACKGROUND: Participation in camps, adventure programs, retreats, and other social events offers experiences that can promote self-efficacy and quality of life. PURPOSE: The purpose of the study was to examine whether participation in a 1-week outdoor adventure program resulted in improvements in psychological distress, self-efficacy, and/or social support for young adult cancer patients (AYAs) aged 18-40 years. The study examined the differential effect of participation for AYAs who indicated moderate to severe symptoms of psychological distress prior to their trip...
June 27, 2017: Supportive Care in Cancer: Official Journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28646406/podocytes-and-the-quest-for-precision-medicines-for-kidney-diseases
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REVIEW
Peter Mundel
In this review, I describe a 30-year journey in the quest for precision medicines for patients with kidney diseases. In 1987, when I started my reseach career, most scientists studying glomerular disease biology were focused on mesangial cells. The crucial role of the podocyte in many kidney diseases characterized by proteinuria, including focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) and diabetic nephropathy, had not yet been recognized. We were not aware of genetic causes or drivers of kidney diseases nor of molecular markers and cell culture systems for mechanistic studies of podocyte biology...
June 23, 2017: Pflügers Archiv: European Journal of Physiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28641326/a-technical-diving-related-burns-case-treatment-in-a-remote-location
#9
Fiona C Sharp, Martin Dj Sayer
Injuries suffered as a result of a rebreather oxygen explosion and fire occurred to a diver on vacation in the island state of Chuuk, Micronesia. The medical and logistical management of the diver in a remote location are described. The mechanism of both the fire and the subsequent blast and burn injuries are discussed. Prevention of and preparation for such incidents are discussed in the context of the increasing frequency of dive and adventure travel to remote areas.
June 2017: Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine: the Journal of the South Pacific Underwater Medicine Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28639111/a-lifetime-s-adventure-in-extracellular-k-regulation-the-scottish-connection
#10
Angus M Brown
In a career that has spanned 45 years and shows no signs of slowing down, Dr Bruce Ransom has devoted considerable time and energy to studying regulation of interstitial K(+). When Bruce commenced his studies in 1969 virtually nothing was known of the functions of glial cells, but Bruce's research contributed to the physiological assignation of function to mammalian astrocytes, namely interstitial K(+) buffering. The experiments that I describe in this review concern the response of the membrane potential (Em) of in vivo cat cortical astrocytes to changes in [K(+)]o, an experimental manoeuvre that was achieved in two different ways...
June 21, 2017: Neurochemical Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28608356/-the-influence-of-spanish-neuropsychiatry-on-the-improbable-medicine-of-ramon-gomez-de-la-serna
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REVIEW
G Delgado-Garcia, C Rodriguez-Navarez, T Corona, B Estanol-Vidal
INTRODUCTION: El doctor inverosimil (The Improbable Doctor) is a novel by Ramon Gomez de la Serna (1888-1963) in which the reader follows, by means of a series of different clinical cases, the adventures of Doctor Vivar. AIMS: To present and discuss, for the first time, the influence that Spanish neuropsychiatry had on this novel, taking the following short stories as study models: 'Casos cerebrales' ('Brain Cases') and 'La risita' ('The Giggles'). DEVELOPMENT: In these two tales, the improbable doctor embodies the three defining elements of Spanish neuropsychiatry...
June 16, 2017: Revista de Neurologia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28604118/practical-tips-for-working-as-an-expedition-doctor-on-high-altitude-expeditions
#12
Anne Brants, Tracee Metcalfe
Brants, Anne, and Tracee Metcalfe. Practical tips for working as an expedition doctor on high-altitude expeditions. High Alt Med Biol 00:000-000, 2017.-With the explosion of adventure travel over the past decade, there has been a concurrent increase in mountaineering expeditions to extreme elevations, including many of the 8000-m peaks. This trend has created an increased demand for qualified expedition doctors to provide specialized medical advice and care to climbers and expedition staff. This review is intended to help physicians prepare for work on such expeditions...
June 12, 2017: High Altitude Medicine & Biology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28599976/the-adventurous-way-from-feasibility-to-advisability
#13
EDITORIAL
Tine Philipsen, Thierry Bove
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
May 18, 2017: Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28579910/influence-of-biological-experiential-and-psychological-factors-in-wine-preference-segmentation
#14
Gary J Pickering, John E Hayes
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: We sought to determine the influence of selected biological, experiential and psychological variables on self-reported liking and consumption of wine in a sample of 329 Ontario wine consumers. METHODS AND RESULTS: Cluster analysis revealed three distinct groups, representing plausible market segments: wine lovers; dry table wine likers/sweet dislikers; and sweet wine likers/fortified dislikers. These groups differ in level of wine expertise, wine adventurousness, alcohol intake, bitterness from 6-n-propylthiouracil (PROP), and several demographic variables...
June 2017: Australian Journal of Grape and Wine Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28578008/an-adventure-with-don
#15
Richard Henderson
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
May 31, 2017: Journal of Structural Biology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28566803/greater-muscle-damage-in-athletes-with-actn3-r577x-rs1815739-gene-polymorphism-after-an-ultra-endurance-race-a-pilot-study
#16
T Belli, A H Crisp, R Verlengia
In this study, we aimed to investigate the influence of ACTN3 R577X gene polymorphism on muscle damage responses in athletes competing in an ultra-endurance race. Twenty moderate to well-trained ultra-runners who had entered in an official 37.1 km adventure race (22.1 km mountain biking, 10.9 km trekking, 4.1 km water trekking, 30 m rope course, and orienteering) volunteered for the study. Blood samples were collected for genotyping and analysis of muscle protein levels before and after the race. Percentage changes (pre- to post-race) of serum myoglobin [XX = 5,377% vs...
June 2017: Biology of Sport
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28557779/adventures-in-the-environmental-world-and-environmental-microbiology-sampling-of-air-for-pharmaceutical-sterile-compounding
#17
Roberto Ligugnana
Chapter <797> issued by the United States Pharmacopeial Convention, Inc. is the standard for sterile compounding. It is designed to reduce the number of patient infections due to contaminated pharmaceutical preparation. This regulation applies to all staff who prepare compounded sterile preparations and all places where they are produced, including hospitals, clinics, pharmacies, and physician's offices. This article provides the history of environmental microbiology and provides a discussion on environmental microbiology sampling of air for pharmaceutical sterile compounding...
May 2017: International Journal of Pharmaceutical Compounding
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28555018/adventure-behavior-seeking-scale
#18
Piotr Próchniak
This article presents a new tool-the Adventure Behavior Seeking Scale (ABSS). The Adventure Behavior Seeking Scale was developed to assess individuals' highly stimulating behaviors in natural environments. An exploratory factor analysis was conducted with 466 participants and resulted in one factor. The internal consistency was 0.80. A confirmatory factor analysis was performed using another sample of 406 participants, and results verified the one-factor structure. The findings indicate that people with a lot of experience in outdoor adventure have a higher score on the ABSS scale than control groups without such experience...
May 27, 2017: Behavioral Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28511956/erosion-of-the-duodenum-by-an-aortic-graft-leading-to-recurrent-sepsis
#19
Ege Altan, Nomingerel Tseveldorj, Taylan Kav
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
May 13, 2017: Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28495987/a-multidisciplinary-and-multicultural-adventure-from-materials-engineering-to-cardiovascular-science
#20
Vahid Serpooshan
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
May 12, 2017: Circulation Research
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